Watch: The luxury £1m Northern Ireland home with views of Belfast Lough
This million pound home offers luxury living in a private setting with views over Belfast Lough. Stephanie Bell reports...
Expect privacy, peace and more than a little luxury in this superb period detached home in Craigavad.
Nestled in almost an acre of mature, private grounds this lovely property sits on an elevated site offering beautiful views over Belfast Lough.
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Inside there is extensive accommodation all finished with incredible attention to detail.
The house also boasts many fine original features including high ceilings, ornate cornices, ceiling roses and fireplaces.
The generous accommodation has been thoughtfully laid out so that the principal rooms make the most of the privacy and natural light.
Downstairs offers a gracious drawing room, formal dining room, living room, family room, kitchen with casual dining area, a large laundry room, a study and WC.
Upstairs there are six bedrooms most with wonderful views across the gardens towards Belfast Lough.
Two of the bedrooms come with an en suite shower rooms and there is a large and modern family bathroom.
A vestibule with original hardwood front door leads into an elegant hallway which is beautifully finished off with part panelled walls, corniced ceiling and wood strip flooring.
Off this spacious room is a modern cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin and a range of built in units for hanging and storing outdoor clothes.
The formal dining room captures the period beauty of the house with its intricate cornicing, dual windows and stunning marble fireplace.
The same decorative cornicing is a real feature in the drawing room which also has dual windows including a large bay and another fireplace with carved wood surround.
The living room is equally charming with another large bay offering views over Belfast Lough and again there is fabulous cornicing, a ceiling rose and an open fire.
If you work from home you will love the study which looks out over the garden and Belfast Lough and has a glazed door leading into the garden.
Off the study is another cosy family snug which in contrast to the period style of the other living rooms, is a modern addition to this lovely home with a wall of glass and French doors opening to the gardens.
Pride of place is given to a magnificent stove and this room offers access to a butler's pantry.
The kitchen which comes with a bright and spacious dining area is also up-to-the-minute with light grey painted units and granite worktops.
There is a two oven oil fired Aga cooker as well as a Smeg integrated oven and four ring gas hob. You also get a built in Bosch dishwasher and a breakfast bar.
The dining area which would easily hold a table for up to 10 people is perfectly located in front of French doors which open onto a rear courtyard and the garden.
A well equipped utility room with tongue and groove wall panelling completes the extensive ground floor accommodation.
Upstairs all of the bedrooms enjoy a beautiful outlook over the garden.
The master bedroom has sleek built in robes and comes with a modern en suite shower room and there is a guest bedroom with its own en suite.
The family bathroom is a modern space with tongue and groove panelled walls and a range of built in storage cupboards.
It has a panelled bath with mixer taps, telephone hand shower and shower screen with a fully tiled surround, an attractive vanity sink unit with mixer taps and a heated towel rail.
The wonderful grounds of this home are the perfect retreat for all the family with a multitude of mature plants and trees, manicured lawns and a choice of patio areas.
There is also a double garage and a gated entrance leading to a stone driveway with parking for several cars.